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An intimate biography of the missionary Catholic nun Maura Clarke, chronicling her spiritual and political journey from a tight-knit Irish community in Queens to radical, faith-based activism in Central America and her death at the hands of the Salvadoran military in 1980.
By Robert Baer
An odyssey through the art, theory and brutality of modern political murder by Robert Baer, bestselling author, former CIA operative, and, yes, assassin.
Reading this book by former intelligence officer Colonel John Hughes-Wilson, no one can be in any doubt that JFK's death was not at the hands of a lone deranged gunman, but a deadly plot to remove a President who threatened vested interests at home and abroad.
The so-called Cedar Revolution in Lebanon, triggered by the assassination of the former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri in February 2005, brought to an end three decades of Syrian military presence in the country. This book challenges the commonly-held claim that Lebanon and its leaders were simple puppets of the Syrian...
In this fascinating volume, renowned historian Howard M. Sachar relates the tragedy of twentieth-century Europe through an innovative, riveting account of the continent's political assassinations between 1918 and 1939 and beyond.
In End of Days, James L. Swanson, the New York Times bestselling author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, brings to life the minute-by-minute details of the JFK assassination--from the Kennedys' arrival in Texas through the shooting in Dealey Plaza and the shocking aftermath that continues to reverberate...
On November 22, 1963, in Dallas' Dealey Plaza, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated while travelling in a motorcade with his wife, Jacqueline. LIFE magazine was quickly on the scene. This is a complete reprint of LIFE's 1963 special edition on the events in...